Category Archives: Women’s Leadership Initiative

ULI Washington WLI Signature Event- Kennedy Center Recap


The ULI Washington Women’s Leadership Initiative hosted a behind-the-scenes tour of the Kennedy Center preceding a world premiere performance of the American opera, Appomattox.  The opera originally premiered in San Francisco in 2007 and has been completely revised by composer Philip Glass and librettist Christopher Hampton for the Washington National Opera.  The ULI visitors arrived early and were led through the stage door to view the backstage areas pre-performance including the property areas, flash changing areas and stage management stations.  The group was also able to see many of the … Read More

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Recap: WLI Cocktails and Conversations Event

On October 20th WLI Washington hosted an event called Cocktails and Conversation at the Modera Mosaic property developed by Mill Creek Residential and located in the Mosaic District.  The goal of this event was for real estate professionals to join together to network and discuss the topic of collaborative leadership while enjoying sushi and wine.  The conversation was framed by two written pieces sent to attendees prior to the event: The Four Traits of Collaborative Leadership by Katie McCrory and Collective Genius published in the Harvard Business Review and written … Read More

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WLI Dine-Arounds

MD Dine Around

On February 24, three simultaneous WLI dine-arounds took place in Maryland, Virginia and the District.  A total of forty-two women gathered at the various venues for a fun evening of food and networking over dinner with fellow real estate professionals. Redwood in Bethesda, Mussel Bar in Arlington, and and Le Diplomate in D.C. provided the backdrop for these pay-your-own way dinners, and delicious meals for the events.  The dine-arounds provided excellent opportunities for making new connections, and having intimate conversations about the state of the industry, ULI’s priorities, and the latest … Read More

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ULI Washington Women’s Leadership Initiative Kicks Off

ULI Washington Women’s Leadership Initiative (WLI) kicked off its 2014 programming with a well-attended educational event on January 30, featuring Phyllis Levinson of Big Tent Coaching discussing keys to career success. ULI Washington is planning an exciting year of programming to meet the WLI mission on a local level, said Kathy Roberson, ULI Washington WLI Chair and President, Combined Properties. WLI’s objectives include promoting the advancement of women, throughout their careers, as leaders in the real estate industry. The committee is planning a series of events alternating between events focused … Read More

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Women’s Leadership Initiative – Sponsorship Opportunity

The ULI Washington district council is looking for a company/firm to participate in a unique opportunity for sponsorship within the district council.  In 2014, ULI Washington’s Women’s Leadership Initiative (WLI) will kick off a year of programming to support the WLI Mission.  The primary objective of WLI is to increase the visibility and advancement of women and the number of women in leadership positions in the real estate industry and in ULI.  To reach this objective, WLI Washington will focus on leadership education, meaningful networking and relationship building, and raising … Read More

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